Aficionados of tasty food and cultural history Jeff Nield and Joanne Will explore delicacies native to B.C., and tell the stories behind them.
In This Series
Eat Your History
While creating the 100-Mile Diet, James MacKinnon realized local foods have amazing pasts. Result: a new Tyee series.
An Oyster to Fight For
Bringing BC's native Olympia back from the brink and on to the table.
A Healthy Handful of History
Salt Spring Islanders keep planting and baking BC's very own Ruckle bean.
'Eat Your History' Asks You to Join in!
Please be part of our project by nominating a food to research. You might win a prize.
BC's New Wheat Kings
Marquis wheat, a great Canadian invention, was bred in BC but vanished here. Until now.
The Potato Underground
How the 'outlaw' Cariboo spud, once blacklisted by agribiz advocates, was saved. Latest in our Eat Your History series.
The Mother Tree
How fate and fortitude combined to give us a new apple so good it had to be called Ambrosia.
Hunting the Elusive Wapato
Women are leading a revival of First Nations' staple foods. To get lucky, you have to get mucky.
Lambs to Slaughter
Salt Spring Island lamb is legendary. And has never been more threatened.